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Monday 31 August 2015, 10:47:41

Top news stories from Egypt

Journo union in Australia MEAA outraged at Cairo court's Al Jazeera verdict [MEAA] 2015-08-30

Coalition of 30 independent trade unions outline problems with new Civil Service law [Egypt Independent] 2015-08-27

Press Syndicate Voices Concerns About ‘Return of Newspaper Censorship’ [Egyptian Streets] 2015-08-25

Sharqeya police on strike; trouble escalates as anti-riot troops called in [Daily News Egypt] 2015-08-24

Public sector workers call for million-man protest against Civil Service Law [Daily News Egypt] 2015-08-24

Other labour news from Egypt

Govt workers in fresh protests over civil service law [Egypt Independent] 2015-08-28

A look at the protest campaign by low-ranked police officers [Ahram Online] 2015-08-28

Teacher Union calls on members to protest against new Civil Service Law [Egypt Independent] 2015-08-25

Cops call off sit-in protest over working conditions [Ahram Online] 2015-08-25

Police strike demanding better working conditions [Aswat Masriya] 2015-08-25

Muslim Brotherhood behind strike by hundreds of lower ranks cops: Security source [Ahram Online] 2015-08-24

Public sector workers call for million man protest against civil service law [The Daily News] 2015-08-24

Striking Police Officers Storm Sharqiya’s Security Directorate, Clash With Riot Police [Egyptian Streets] 2015-08-23

Achieving a balance between the rights of employees and employers is the aim of a draft new labour law [al-Aharam] 2015-08-20

Civil servants up in arms [al-Aharam] 2015-08-20

ÉGYPTE : LA LOI ANTITERRORISTE MUSÈLE LA LIBERTÉ D’EXPRESSION [Equal Times] 2015-08-18

Egypt’s anti-terrorism law muzzles freedom of expression [Equal Times] 2015-08-18

New labour law in Egypt [Zawya] 2015-08-15

Govt insists on implementing new civil service law despite big worker protests [Ahram Online] 2015-08-12

Lawyers union to appeal 25 year terms for members in 'insulting judiciary' case [Ahram Online] 2015-08-12

Following big public sector worker protests, Finance Minister says law achieves 'justice' by linking bonuses to productivity [Ahram Online] 2015-08-12

Dozens of ceramic factory workers protest factory closure [Egypt Independent] 2015-08-12

Head of Journalists Syndicate demands investigation of police violations [Egypt Independent] 2015-08-12

Workers protest civil service law in one of the largest street action since 2013 [Mada Masr] 2015-08-12

Hundreds of Egypt's tax authority employees protest 'unjust' civil service law [Ahram Online] 2015-08-11

Gvt employees at state-controlled Customs and Tax Authorities demand Minister of Finance’s resignation [Daily News Egypt] 2015-08-11

Civil servants protest law they fear will cut ranks [Associated Press] 2015-08-11

5 die in Shubra factory fire, 3 in 6th October factory fire [Mada Masr] 2015-08-10

10 people died while working on new Suez Canal: Health minister [Ahram Online] 2015-08-08

63 minor injuries during New Suez Canal celebrations [Daily News Egypt] 2015-08-08

The 41,000 pillars of the New Suez Canal [Daily News Egypt] 2015-08-08

History Repeats Itself [Africa in Fact] 2015-08-01

Doctors Syndicate asks for arrest powers in medical violations [Ahram Online] 2015-07-29

Fire kills dozens in Egypt factory [Daily News Egypt] 2015-07-29

Sacked cement workers demand reinstatement [Egypt Independent] 2015-07-21

Tax workers concerned over new civil service law [Daily News Egypt] 2015-07-21

Dozens Detained Secretly [HRW] 2015-07-21

Cairo drops two-year jail penalty for journalists in proposed anti-terror law [Guardian] 2015-07-16

Journalists' syndicate says new anti-terror law will curtail press freedoms [Ahram Online] 2015-07-06

Labor Minister denies additional conditions for Egyptian workers [Egypt Independent] 2015-07-06

Union centre collects 1.5 mill signatures withdrawing confidence in Manpower Minister [Egypt Independent] 2015-07-06

Journalists' Syndicate rejects counter-terrorism bill [Egypt Independent] 2015-07-06

2,000 workers in Misr-Iran Company temporarily suspended: Labour groups [DNE] 2015-07-01

Over 45,000 quarry workers may be suspended: Syndicate leader [DNE] 2015-06-29

Unprecedented Number of Journalists Behind Bars in Egypt - Watchdog [rFI] 2015-06-27

Maximum wage law has yet to be applied in Egypt [Al-Monitor] 2015-06-26

Family of detained journalist call for Iftar protest at Egypt’s press syndicate [Ahram Online] 2015-06-25

Company breaches agreement with ministry, disburses 10-month bonus to workers [Egypt Independent] 2015-06-25

Journalists' union: 'Mansour must not be extradited' [Deutsche Welle] 2015-06-23

IFJ welcomes release of veteran al-Jazeera reporter from detention in Germany [IFJ] 2015-06-23

KCTU and other union activists tand in solidarity with Egyptian detainees [Daily News Egypt] 2015-06-20

Renewed Crackdown on Independent Groups, Government Investigating Human Rights Workers [fidh] 2015-06-19

EGIPTO: LA SENTENCIA DE MUERTE DE MORSI ES SÓLO LA PUNTA DEL ICEBERG [Equal Times] 2015-06-17

ÉGYPTE : LA CONDAMNATION À MORT DE MORSI N’EST QUE LE SOMMET DE L’ICEBERG [Equal Times] 2015-06-17

EGYPT: MORSI’S DEATH SENTENCE IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG [Equal Times] 2015-06-17

Journalists should have legal rights, not face detention: Press Syndicate [DNE] 2015-06-17

Nursing syndicate chief files complaint against ‘nursing movement’ [Egypt Independent] 2015-06-14

Unions show solidarity with striking Egyptian journalists [NUJ] 2015-06-12

Lawyers Syndicate calls on activating Interior Ministry’s code of conducts [Cairo Post] 2015-06-10

IFJ affiliates support Egyptian journalists-led strike against deteriorating working conditions [IFJ] 2015-06-06

Lawyers union calls for strike over police brutality [Daily News Egypt] 2015-06-04

EgyptAir pilots fly amid troubled winds [Al-Monitor] 2015-06-03

Public sector workers to get paid salaries early - before Ramadan [Ahram Online] 2015-05-31

Cairo releases gas worker arrested after striking over wages [Middle East Eye] 2015-05-31

الحرية ليوسف شعبان [revsoc.me] 2015-05-30

نعم للحريات النقابيه والسياسية [http://www.labourstart.org/cgi-bin/addnews1.cgi] 2015-05-30

Journalists syndicate files complaint over editor's detention [Ahram Online] 2015-05-22

Journalists’ call for action on 10 June determined ‘not to fail’ [DNE] 2015-05-22

Rights campaign presents Labour Law draft to Ministry of Manpower [Daily News Egypt] 2015-05-22

Egypte. Ce que la persistance des grèves en Égypte nous dit de la révolution [A l'encontre] 2015-05-17

'We welcome the son of the garbage collector,' British ambassador tweets [Ahram Online] 2015-05-16

LA JUSTICE ÉGYPTIENNE MUSELLE LA CONTESTATION DES EMPLOYÉS PUBLICS [Equal Times] 2015-05-13

EGYPTIAN COURT STIFLES DISSENT BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES [Equal Times] 2015-05-13

EGIPTO DA NUEVOS PASOS PARA REPRIMIR LA DISCONFORMIDAD DE LOS/LAS FUNCIONARIOS/AS [Equal Times] 2015-05-13

More than 300 journalists to join strike on 10 June, says Balshy [Egypt Independent] 2015-05-13

Tour guides demand 2011 law on pay raise be enforced [The Independent] 2015-05-10

EgyptAir 'considering' over 200 pilot resignations amid dispute [Ahram Online] 2015-05-08

Mass resignation by 224 pilots from EgyptAir has no effect on schedules [Ahram Online] 2015-05-08

May Day thoughts [Ahram Online] 2015-05-08

Egypte. «Protester est un droit». Le retour des protestations ouvrières? [A l'encontre] 2015-05-07

2015 ‘anti-workers’ Labour Day [The Daily News] 2015-05-03

Minister: Over 15,000 workers dismissed following 25 January revolution [Egypt Independent] 2015-04-30

adopte des mesures anti-grève des fonctionnaires [RFI] 2015-04-30

We refuse strikes: pro-regime Union Federation to Al-Sisi [Daily News Egypt] 2015-04-28

Trade Union Federation calls for stability [Ahram] 2015-04-28

‘Work conditions compare favourably in market’: AUC on workers’ strike [DNE] 2015-04-22

AUC workers on strike against administration [Egypt Independent] 2015-04-20

EGAS workers strike over ‘discrimination’ [The Daily News] 2015-04-19

1,700 Construction Company workers strike over unpaid salaries [Daily News Egypt] 2015-04-17

Rights groups condemn firing 480 workers [Egypt Independent] 2015-04-17

IFJ calls for the release of 13 journalists sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death in Egypt [IFJ] 2015-04-17

La FIJ demande la libération de 13 journalistes condamnés à la réclusion à perpétuité et d'un autre journaliste condamné à la peine de mort [FIJ] 2015-04-15

PM Underlines Value of Work, Greets Workers On May Day [Egypt State Information Services] 2015-04-14

Government working on resolving the issues of hampered factories: Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb [Daily News Egypt] 2015-04-13

Powder-covered workers toil in Egypt’s quarries [Saudi Gazette] 2015-04-13

Journalists Syndicate campaigns for release of jailed media workers [Ahram Online] 2015-04-12

עובדי מחצבות הגיר במצרים [הארץ] 2015-04-07

Powder-covered workers toil in Egypt's quarries [Times Union] 2015-04-06

Civil services law expected to displace workers: Revolutionary Socialists [Daily News Egypt] 2015-03-30

Quarter of Alexandria bakeries halt work over pay delay [Ahram Online] 2015-03-28

Teachers protest in front of education ministry, demanding contracts [Cairo Post] 2015-03-25

Steel workers protest in Suez [Steel Guru] 2015-03-18

Labour rights undermined to attract investment: Rights campaign [The Daily News] 2015-03-16

Workers fear repeat of past woes in investment drive [Associated Press] 2015-03-14

Workers Fear Repeat of Past Woes in Investment Drive [The Times] 2015-03-12